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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest...more
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 November 2012

I recently went to Autumn at the Arboretum. Arriving shortly before 10am on a Saturday, I already felt like I got there too late in the day. The parking lots were jam packed, and driving around the area (including the lake) was crazy. I opted...More

13  Thank raiderlex
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 September 2014

I'm not sure whether we were being naive, but we really visited the Arboretum expecting it to be free to enter, or perhaps at the most a nominal fee. To then find that it cost us $49 for one adult, two seniors and a 16...More

9  Thank ChrisCawkwell
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Dallas Arboretum is a local treasure with tourist appeal. If you're in Dallas for an extended holiday it's a must see. Bring a picnic too.

Thank M H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you have not seen the fall displays at the Arboretum you have missed the best one around, truly world class. I’m sorry I did not have my camera along so I could post some photos.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I absolutely loved this place. The plants were well manicured and the place as a whole is well worth a visit.

Thank Tyler I
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love this venue! Always something new to see; and beautiful and inspirational....ideas to plant in your garden and enjoy the tour along the way as well!

Thank b2work123
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love coming to the Dallas Arboretum, any time of year! Most out-of-towners don't even know about this lovely attraction. Whether you have kiddos or seniors with you, everyone will enjoy their time here. You can spend 1 1/2 hours or all day, it's up...More

Thank 891jeanneg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In an area with a tough gardening climate tha Arboretum is always amazing. It is always meticulously maintained and beautiful in every season no matter the weather. One of the very best gardens in Nort America.

Thank KennethT1693
Reviewed 5 days ago

As if the grounds aren't impressive enough the pumpkin patch full of pumpkin houses along with every variety of pumpkin imaginable was there on show! What a wonderful time of year to see this very creative pumpkin magic. The grounds are spectacular with so many...More

Thank KaylahD_12
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is absolutely the most beautiful display of flowering plants , great vistas and fine displays of seasonal favorites. Go and be mindful of the heat ,but never been disappointed with a visit .

Thank swampdonkey81
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have lived here for 6 years but only became members once our first born arrived. Gardens are great, providing interest all year round. Very good views of the lake. Lots of open space for kids to run around. Children’s garden is lots of fun...More

Thank lakey173
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is great for all ages. Plan your day at this garden, and you will enjoy this wonderful seasonal visit,

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stephenprescott
14 August 2018|
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Response from Allie D | Reviewed this property |
While there are food options inside the garden there are some great restaurantsaround too! Smokey Rose is a new BBQ joint that’s off to a great start, Barbec’s is an amazing local diner with biscuits and gravy that are not... More
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Blanca G
4 July 2018|
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Response from carterstac | Reviewed this property |
Not at the Arboretum, but at Fair Park, about four miles southeast. There are several fireworks displays visible from White Rock Lake Park, but they are several miles away.
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17 May 2018|
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Response from hallla | Reviewed this property |
Go early. Make it a day trip.
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